Pre-Ride Events: Boston Brain Tumor Ride

Cycling to turn progress into promise

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 200 West St, Waltham, MA


2018 Boston Brain Tumor Ride Kickoff Event
Who: Everybody
What: Boston Brain Tumor Ride Kickoff Event
Why: To celebrate the event and to learn more about it
When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Charge per person: Are you kidding? This is to honor you and our ride!
What else: Please join the Planning Committee, the National Brain Tumor Society Staff, riders, volunteers and supporters for a fun evening. Enjoy the art, partake of the food and drink, and get ready for some exciting raffle items. Let’s share our friendship all for a great cause.
  • Art provided by the artists of the Gorse Mill Studios
  • Wine provided by Steve Rubin and Huntington Wines and Liquors
  • Food provided by David Becker and Sweet Basil
  • Sweets provided by Steve Gentzler and The Cheesecake Factory, Chestnut Hill


Farina’s Bicycle Clinic

What: With more than 40 years of experience in bike repair and education, Farina’s Bicycle Center is proudly sponsoring a two-hour, two-part maintenance and repair clinic to teach you all you need to know to stay safe and get back on the road.

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Where: Farina’s Bicycle Center, 61 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472

Charge per person: Free!

Schedule of events:

Hour #1

  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Tire changing & tube patching
  • Simple drivetrain adjustment
  • Cleaning & lubrication

Hour #2

  • Advanced front and rear derailleur adjustment
  • Chain maintenance and replacement
  • Cassette maintenance and replacement
  • Brake and derailleur cable adjustment and maintenance
  • Introduction to wheel truing

Come for the first hour, the second hour or both.

Take advantage of the special shop discounts available to Boston Brain Tumor Ride participants this night only!

  • 20% off all apparel, helmets, shoes
  • 15% off all other regularly priced items
  • Up to $200 off select aluminum and carbon bikes from Cannondale, Giant and Liv (Womens Specific bikes from Giant)

Please use one of Farina’s bikes for this workshop.

Don’t miss a great day to connect with others committed to the brain tumor community and gain valuable bike repair experience.

Pablove/National Brain Tumor Society: Ride For A Common Cause

Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Location: Landry’s Bicycle-Newton, 66 Needham Street, Newton Highlands, MA
Time: 8:00 a.m. arrival and staging, 8:30 a.m. roll out
Routes: Long 40 miles, Short 25 miles, no-drop, riders of all abilities are welcome!
Post-Ride Reception and Presentation: Landry’s Newton — 11:00 a.m. hospitality opens, 11:30 a.m. presentation begins

Fundraising/Registration fee: $50 with all proceeds donated to The Pablove Foundation and the National Brain Tumor Society. Though it is not required, additional donations are encouraged and welcome!
Attention Boston Rain Tumor Ride Riders!! If you are registered for the Boston Brain Tumor Ride prior to, or if you register at the Ride For A Common Cause, 50% of your registration fee and any additional donation that you may make, will go towards your Boston Brain Tumor Ride fundraising account!!!!

Boston Brain Tumor Training Ride

April marks the beginning of spring! Time to dust off your bike and get ready for the 2018 Boston Brain Tumor Ride. And what better way to stretch out those muscles and work out the kinks than to join us for a training ride!

The training ride will start and finish at Energy Fitness in Newton. Ride at your own pace and finish with refreshments and good cheer!

Sunday, April 29
10 AM: Training Ride
12 PM: Reception to mingle with others involved in the Boston Brain Tumor Ride!

Start/Finish: Energy Fitness
70 Jaconnet Street
Newton, MA

Questions or RSVP contact Christina Ramey at